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News (Alberta): Theatre Alberta’s Keri Mitchell Nominated for 2018 Rozsa Award

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News (Alberta): Theatre Alberta’s Keri Mitchell Nominated for 2018 Rozsa Award

2018 Rozsa Award nominees and Rozsa Foundation representatives (left to right: Simon Mallet, Executive Director: Rozsa Foundation; JP Thibodeau, Artistic Director: Storybook Theatre; Keri Mitchell, Executive Director: Theatre Alberta; Mary Rozsa de Coquet, Board Chair: Rosza Foundation; Shelley Youngblut, CEO and Creative Ringleader:Wordfest; and Brenda-Ann Marks, Board Director and Foundation Member: Rosza Foundation)

We are thrilled to announce that our Executive Director Keri Mitchell is amongst the three shortlisted nominees for the the 15th Annual Rozsa Award.

From The Rozsa Foundation:As Executive Director of Theatre Alberta, Keri Mitchell has shown herself to be a powerful ally for theatre in Alberta. Since taking on the leadership role in 2010, after a lengthy history with the company, Mitchell’s impassioned dedication has been evident through her spearheading of several dynamic initiatives that have enhanced Theatre Alberta’s programming and ensured the company’s financial stability and future.”

Nominations were announced yesterday at a media event in Calgary. This year’s nominees also include Theatre Alberta member JP Thibodeau, Artistic Director Storybook Theatre, and Shelley Youngblut, CEO and Creative Ring Leader of Wordfest. 

Selected by the Rozsa Award Jury out of several exemplary nominations from across the province, these candidates are distinct in their transformational leadership, moving their organizations forward through innovation and outstanding executive management.

Created in 2002 to honour the philanthropic efforts of Drs Ted and Lola Rozsa, the Rozsa Award for Excellence in Arts Management is unique in Canada, celebrating outstanding arts administrators and providing additional professional development benefits to the recipient and his or her organization. 

The Rozsa Award Ceremony will be held October 15, 2018 in Calgary. For more information visit https://www.rozsafoundation.org/the-rozsa-award.


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